California’s Fragrance ‘Right To Know’ Act Kicks In With Important Questions Unresolved
California legislation is now in effect requiring cosmetics companies to begin reporting to the state’s public health department use of fragrance and flavor ingredients that appear on any of 23 authoritative lists. Industry says compliance efforts are underway, but important questions remain, including about disclosure of essential oil components and other naturally occurring chemicals.
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EU To Expand Fragrance Allergen Labeling With Implications For California’s ‘Right To Know’
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